UK Energy Policy = Economic Suicide

Doom for the UK

In view of the shambles engulfing our politics in all directions, it might seem appropriate that last Thursday MPs should blithely have accepted that, within a few years, our lights will go out and our economy will grind to a halt. What they allowed to be nodded through was something called the “Fifth Carbon Budget”, committing us to an energy policy so insanely unworkable that it can only result in Britain committing economic suicide.

As I predicted and explained in more detail on May 14, what the MPs tacitly agreed to was that, between 2028 and 2033, we should cut our emissions of CO2 by a far greater amount than any other country in the world. We will put an end to any use of gas for cooking and heating. Sixty per cent of all our transport will be powered not by fossil fuels but by electricity. And to achieve this, we will double the amount of electricity we need (two thirds of which still comes from those same hated “carbon emitting” fossil fuels).

Much of this electricity, the Government fondly imagines (on advice from the fantasists on Lord Deben’s Climate Change Committee), will come from tens of thousands more lavishly subsidised wind turbines, solar farms, new nuclear power stations unlikely ever to be built and woodchips imported at vast expense from forests in North America.

Not one of the MPs who accepted this could plausibly explain what is to happen to all those electric cookers, heating systems, cars, cashpoints etc, when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining. Furthermore, none seemed to notice that key ingredients in that make-believe scenario dreamt up months ago by the Climate Change Committee are based on assuming that by 2030 we shall still be in the EU, whose own energy policy is now falling apart in all directions, as Germany, Poland and other countries rush to build new coal-fired power stations.

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2 Comments

  1. One can only conclude and I do most ardently that, the clowns who run and work in, the UK energy department are #SJW’s – green loonies division and the political leaders who ordain UK energy policy are if anything and though it’s hard to believe, even more stupid than are their lackey’s.
    They – the UK political claque, the UK crony capitalists, those corporate advocates of green palliatives, they all groove in lockstep – yet to the loony tunes of the EU green human climate emissions limitations bandwagon which is, run by the banksters who rob you blind in your sleep and will have you and me living in cold and the darkness – and they do not fucking don’t care one tiny bit.

    Britain and forthwith: needs to bin the EU and with it the green agenda and Westminster with them.

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